UI/UX Designer & Developer

US-MA-Boston
Job ID
2017-1378
Category
Marketing

Overview

You are a talented UI/UX designer & developer with a passion for creating intuitive user experiences. You have an impeccable eye for clean and attractive design. You possess superior UI/UX skills and are able to translate high-level marketing requirements into interaction flows and then transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional web pages. In this role, you’ll wear many hats and will be responsible for managing a collaborative design and development process by partnering with team members to design and code website updates for Continuum web properties.

 

Reporting to the Senior Website Manager, this role will partner with a Front-End Developer and Web/Graphic Designer within the Marketing organization to ensure development coding processes and branded designs are consistent across all Continuum web properties. By working collaboratively within the Web team, this role will this focus on user experience and conversion and assist in running web analytics to inform A/B testing, identify opportunities for establishing reusable, high-performance UI code, and develop optimization strategies for improving user experience, as measured by user engagement KPIs like click-through-rates, page depth, conversions, etc.

Responsibilities

  • Develop the detailed specifications for screen layouts along with html and css code that is cross platform compatible.
  • Work collaboratively to drive wireframe optimization and development for new and existing site pages. Ensure that optimizations drive conversion funneling, user engagement and improve UX. Exhibit a commitment to data-based decision making, as informed by A/B testing and analytics. 
  • Use proven “user-centric-design” methodologies to identify and define targeted audience segments, their goals, tasks and criteria for success. Aid in creating a navigational structure and interface requirements to support the task and information needs of end user.
  • Drive cross-device and browser usability optimizations, with a strong focus on tablet and mobile.
  • Work cross-functionally to inform project timelines, manage the development process and QA process, and to ensure workflow efficiency is maintained and optimized within project management tools (Trello, Asana, etc.). 
  • Effectively communicate with technical teams, cross-functional teams, and staff at all levels of the organization including both technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Efficiently conduct meetings and facilitate working sessions with all levels of staff and across various stakeholder groups.
  • Aid in managing Marketing Automation tools to drive user engagement as measured by conversion and engagement KPIs.
  • Aid in managing conversion tracking with Google Tag Manager and assist in the development of reports in Google Analytics to inform navigation and landing page optimization.

Qualifications

  • Strong background with JavaScript, jQuery, HTML and CSS. Experience coding complex, responsive layouts and designs.
  • Expertise in UI/UX best practices and ability to write reusable, high-performance UI code.
  • Strong understanding of responsive design, usability, and cross-browser compatibility concerns.
  • Exhibit strong decision making skills, with the ability to negotiate/balance decisions and priorities across functions based on the scope of development for a given project.
  • Demonstrate strong evidence of algorithmic and structured thinking, with a focus on driving data-based decisions.
  • Strong analytical, planning, organization and time management skills with a consistent attention to detail. Ability to keep organized and detail oriented, while managing different projects with many moving parts.
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-pace, deadline driven, growth-oriented organization.
  • Strong sense of ownership. Self-motivated individual with a passion for identifying opportunities for driving optimization.
  • Major in Computer Science / Web Development or related field.
  • 2-3 years of proven working experience in website design and front-end web development experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with modern programming languages such as C, C++, Java, or Python.
  • Certified on HubSpot Content Optimization System, used to create automatically responsive webpages for mobile, tablet and desktop.
  • Experience working with Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics Reporting.
  • Experience working with Marketing Automation platforms like Trendemon.
  • Working knowledge of SEO best practices, with a focus on technical SEO optimizations.
  • Familiarity with project management tools such as Asana.

About Continuum

Continuum empowers managed IT service providers, giving them the technology platform, services and processes they need to simplify IT management and deliver exceptional service to their small and medium-sized clients. Continuum’s vertically integrated service delivery model combines an unmatched SaaS-based technology suite with a world-class NOC and Help Desk, allowing them to not only remotely monitor, manage, secure and backup their clients’ IT environments from a single pane of glass, but scale rapidly and profitably. Continuum employs more than 1,400 professionals worldwide and monitors more than 1 million endpoints for its 5,800 partners, including IT service providers servicing more than 60,000 SMB customers and web hosting providers protecting more than 250,000 servers with Continuum’s BDR product line.

For more information, visit www.continuum.net  and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @FollowContinuum.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Continuum Managed Services, LLC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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